Hey there!
I’m Seung Wan
based in Bay area, CA.

I am a 4th year Ph.D. Student in Computational Media at University of California, Santa Cruz, working with Dr. Christina Chung.  
My research lies in the intersections of Personal Informatics, everyday practices (e.g., food practices), and life events (e.g., relocation, pandemic) in the field of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI).

As a researcher, I am interested in new ways that allow people to extend one’s range of understanding. My goal is to research these ways to foster better human-to-others (such as robots, virtual avatars, and other people) understanding and to enhance the relationship between humans and others. I am also interested in technology that allows individuals to extend their understanding of others and assist one’s challenges in everyday activities.

If you want to talk more, feel free to reach out to me via email, LinkedIn, or X (Twitter)

Interest: Personal Informatics, Everyday Practices, Life events

University of California, Santa Cruz
Research Assistant
Jan 2024 — Present
Indiana University,
Bloomington
Research Assistant
Jun 2021 — Aug 2023
Sogang University,
Seoul
Researcher
Mar 2018 — Aug 2020

News

2024 May

Our Workshop 'Forms of Fraudulence in Human-Centered Design: Collected Strategies and Future Agenda for Qualitative HCI Research' will be held at CHI in Honolulu, HI

2024 Jan

Our Paper, "Understanding fraudulence in online qualitative studies: From the researcher’s perspective” has been accepted to CHI

2023 Aug

Transferred to Department of Computational Media at University of California, Santa Cruz with Dr. Christina Chung

2023 Aug

Accepted to participate in the workshop "Surfacing Structural Barriers to Community-Collaborative Approaches in Human-Computer Interaction" at CSCW in Minneapolis, MN,

2023 May

Received Master's in Informatics at Indiana University - Bloomington

2022 Apr

Presented a poster "Understanding healthy eating and food-related activities during life events" at Annals of Behavioral Medicine in Baltimore, MD

2022 Mar

Participated in 2022 CRA-WP in San Diego, CA

2021 Mar

Participated in 2021 CRA-WP (Virtual)

Publication

Journal Articles

J2

Designing a scalable, accessible, and effective mobile app based solution for common mental health problems

J2

I-Portrait: An Interactive Photograph System for Enhancing Social Presence

J1

A Comparative Study of Immersiveness in< Monet's Impressionism Exhibition> and< Van Gogh Inside: Festival of Light and Music> through an Empirical Approach

Conference Proceedings (Full Paper)

C1

Understanding fraudulence in online qualitative studies: From the researcher’s perspective

Abstracts & Extended Abstracts (Workshop papers, Doctoral Consortium paper)

A1

Forms of Fraudulence in Human-Centered Design: Collective Strategies and Future Agenda for Qualitative HCI Research

Posters

P1

Understanding healthy eating and food-related activities during life events

Contact

Email: sha81 (at) ucsc.edu

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